Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 35 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -8
Permanent jobs citing C 877 759 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.14% 7.25% 5.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.53% 11.87% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 638 660 405
South West median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -1.18% +8.97%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,325 £63,750 £67,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,483 6,394 6,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.21% 61.08% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,462 5,447 5,349
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +11 339 £46,000 -3.16% 40
Bristol -4 248 £50,000 +17.65% 54
Wiltshire +36 106 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Dorset -16 92 £42,500 - 17
Devon +19 49 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Somerset -7 22 £42,500 +30.77% 16
Cornwall -29 15 £18,495 -50.68% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 398 (45.38%) C++
1 398 (45.38%) Security Cleared
2 378 (43.10%) Software Engineering
3 262 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (29.65%) Linux
5 232 (26.45%) Python
6 213 (24.29%) Degree
7 211 (24.06%) DV Cleared
8 182 (20.75%) SC Cleared
9 167 (19.04%) Java
10 160 (18.24%) Windows
11 148 (16.88%) C#
12 136 (15.51%) UML
13 133 (15.17%) Embedded C
14 124 (14.14%) Scrum
15 113 (12.88%) Cybersecurity
16 110 (12.54%) OO
17 109 (12.43%) Computer Science
18 105 (11.97%) Finance
19 104 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
20 96 (10.95%) JIRA
21 93 (10.60%) Validation
22 92 (10.49%) Git (software)
23 91 (10.38%) Electronics
24 87 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
24 87 (9.92%) Embedded Systems
25 83 (9.46%) JavaScript
26 78 (8.89%) SQL
27 76 (8.67%) Embedded C++
28 74 (8.44%) SDLC

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (6.39%) Confluence
2 19 (2.17%) Apache
2 19 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 10 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.80%) IIS
6 7 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.57%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.57%) JBoss
8 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.46%) Drupal
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.23%) SAS
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.25%) Simulink
4 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.80%) Office 365
5 3 (0.34%) GitHub
5 3 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.16%) Ethernet
2 47 (5.36%) Firewall
3 39 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 33 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
5 31 (3.53%) Network Security
5 31 (3.53%) SSL
6 30 (3.42%) HTTP
7 25 (2.85%) 802.11
7 25 (2.85%) SNMP
8 22 (2.51%) RS-232
8 22 (2.51%) Wireless
9 19 (2.17%) Bluetooth
9 19 (2.17%) VLAN
10 18 (2.05%) IPsec
10 18 (2.05%) ZigBee
11 16 (1.82%) VPN
12 15 (1.71%) Internet
12 15 (1.71%) SSH
13 14 (1.60%) IPv4
13 14 (1.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.68%) Big Data
2 29 (3.31%) MySQL
3 28 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 15 (1.71%) Apache Hive
6 14 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
7 10 (1.14%) GIS
7 10 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.80%) Neo4j
8 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
9 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.34%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 96 (10.95%) JIRA
2 92 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 54 (6.16%) Jenkins
4 39 (4.45%) Visual Studio
5 34 (3.88%) Subversion
6 30 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 30 (3.42%) Eclipse
6 30 (3.42%) JUnit
7 28 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
8 26 (2.96%) Bitbucket
9 25 (2.85%) Maven
10 21 (2.39%) Selenium
11 13 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.25%) EasyMock
12 11 (1.25%) GCC
12 11 (1.25%) Gerrit
12 11 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
12 11 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.14%) Ant
14 9 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
General
1 105 (11.97%) Finance
2 91 (10.38%) Electronics
3 47 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.68%) Aerospace
5 25 (2.85%) Military
6 22 (2.51%) Automotive
6 22 (2.51%) Marketing
7 17 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.71%) Games
9 13 (1.48%) Law
9 13 (1.48%) Mandarin Language
9 13 (1.48%) Retail
10 10 (1.14%) Advertising
11 5 (0.57%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.34%) Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 294 (33.52%) Software Engineer
2 123 (14.03%) Developer
3 121 (13.80%) Embedded Engineer
4 106 (12.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 92 (10.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 57 (6.50%) Analyst
7 56 (6.39%) Software Developer
7 56 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
8 54 (6.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 46 (5.25%) Consultant
10 44 (5.02%) C Software Engineer
11 42 (4.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 40 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
13 38 (4.33%) Security Engineer
14 37 (4.22%) Design Engineer
14 37 (4.22%) Java Engineer
15 35 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
16 32 (3.65%) C# Software Engineer
17 29 (3.31%) Cybersecurity Engineer
17 29 (3.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.64%) .NET
2 66 (7.53%) HTML
3 54 (6.16%) XML
4 47 (5.36%) CSS
5 43 (4.90%) Spring
6 35 (3.99%) Node.js
6 35 (3.99%) WPF
7 32 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 28 (3.19%) EJB
8 28 (3.19%) JSF
9 26 (2.96%) 802.1X
10 23 (2.62%) Qt
11 22 (2.51%) Java EE
12 21 (2.39%) jQuery
13 20 (2.28%) .NET Framework
13 20 (2.28%) JSON
14 17 (1.94%) Middleware
14 17 (1.94%) STL
15 16 (1.82%) Django
15 16 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 87 (9.92%) Embedded Systems
3 55 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 37 (4.22%) Device Driver
6 27 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.96%) User Experience
8 24 (2.74%) ASIC
9 21 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.39%) Verilog
10 20 (2.28%) SystemC
11 13 (1.48%) VHDL
12 12 (1.37%) Wiki
13 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.03%) CAN bus
15 9 (1.03%) Digital TV
15 9 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.91%) CESG
17 7 (0.80%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 260 (29.65%) Linux
2 160 (18.24%) Windows
3 51 (5.82%) Android
4 44 (5.02%) Unix
5 34 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 32 (3.65%) Embedded Linux
7 27 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 25 (2.85%) CentOS
9 22 (2.51%) FreeRTOS
10 11 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.25%) ThreadX
11 10 (1.14%) SafeRTOS
12 8 (0.91%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.46%) Solaris
14 4 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.34%) AIX
15 3 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
15 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (43.10%) Software Engineering
2 262 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (15.51%) UML
4 124 (14.14%) Scrum
5 113 (12.88%) Cybersecurity
6 110 (12.54%) OO
7 104 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (10.60%) Validation
9 87 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (8.44%) SDLC
11 70 (7.98%) Collaborative Working
12 69 (7.87%) Project Management
13 63 (7.18%) Mathematics
14 61 (6.96%) DevOps
14 61 (6.96%) Test Automation
15 58 (6.61%) TDD
16 57 (6.50%) OOD
17 53 (6.04%) Open Source
18 52 (5.93%) Mentoring
18 52 (5.93%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 398 (45.38%) C++
2 232 (26.45%) Python
3 167 (19.04%) Java
4 148 (16.88%) C#
5 133 (15.17%) Embedded C
6 83 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 78 (8.89%) SQL
8 76 (8.67%) Embedded C++
9 51 (5.82%) Bash Shell
10 44 (5.02%) PHP
11 39 (4.45%) Perl
12 35 (3.99%) Assembly Language
13 29 (3.31%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.96%) Objective-C
15 19 (2.17%) MATLAB
15 19 (2.17%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.48%) Ada
17 11 (1.25%) Ruby
18 10 (1.14%) Tcl
19 8 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 398 (45.38%) Security Cleared
2 213 (24.29%) Degree
3 211 (24.06%) DV Cleared
4 182 (20.75%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.19%) CISSP
5 28 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.17%) APMP
9 18 (2.05%) CCNA
10 17 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (1.94%) GIAC
10 17 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
10 17 (1.94%) MCSE
10 17 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (1.94%) SANS
10 17 (1.94%) SSCP
11 13 (1.48%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.62%) IEC 61508
1 23 (2.62%) QA
2 13 (1.48%) DO-178B
3 12 (1.37%) Def Stans
3 12 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.37%) MISRA
4 11 (1.25%) ECSS
4 11 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.14%) ISO 15765
6 9 (1.03%) SLA
7 8 (0.91%) RMADS
8 6 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.57%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.34%) PMO
10 3 (0.34%) TickIT
10 3 (0.34%) WCAG
11 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (6.84%) Firmware
2 24 (2.74%) Docker
3 11 (1.25%) VMware NSX
4 10 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.14%) vSphere
5 8 (0.91%) NFS
5 8 (0.91%) Samba
5 8 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.46%) Snort
6 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.34%) pfSense
8 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (2.51%) Puppet
2 11 (1.25%) Nagios
2 11 (1.25%) vCenter Server
3 8 (0.91%) Ansible
3 8 (0.91%) Salt
4 3 (0.34%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.34%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.23%) Endace
5 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.23%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.11%) Graylog
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.65%) Atlassian
3 30 (3.42%) Cisco
4 24 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 22 (2.51%) VMware
6 21 (2.39%) EMC
7 17 (1.94%) Oracle
8 16 (1.82%) IBM
9 15 (1.71%) CA
10 14 (1.60%) Cadence
10 14 (1.60%) Juniper
10 14 (1.60%) Synopsys
11 8 (0.91%) Capita
11 8 (0.91%) NetApp
11 8 (0.91%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.68%) Dell
12 6 (0.68%) ESRI
12 6 (0.68%) HP
12 6 (0.68%) Intel
13 5 (0.57%) ConnectWise